Sally Katzen

Sally Katzen, Deputy Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and Deputy Director of the National Economic Council previously served the Clinton Administration as the Administrator of the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs in the Office of Management and Budget (1993-98), and she served in the Carter Administration as General Counsel (1979-80) and then Deputy Director for Program policy (1980-81) of the Council on Wage and Price Stability in the Executive Office of the President.

Prior to joining the Clinton Administration, she was a Partner in the Washington, D.C. law firm of Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering, specializing in regulatory/legislative matters. She has worked extensively in the field of administrative law, both in her law practice and in professional activities. In 1988, she was elected Chair of the Section on Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice of the American Bar Association; she has held various other offices in the ABA, including serving two terms as a D.C. Delegate to the House of Delegates. She served as a Public Member and Vice-Chairman of the Adjunct Professor at Georgetown Law Center. In 1990 she was elected President of the Women's Legal Defense Fund (1976-77).

She was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and graduated magna cum laude from Smith College and the University of Michigan Law School, where she was Editor-in-Chief of the Michigan Law Review. Following graduation from law school, she clerked for Judge J. Skelly Wright of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit.

She is married to Timothy B. Dyk and they have one child.

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